Coronation Street Timeline - 2010s - 2010


  • 2010: Ena Sharples dies of old age.
  • 8 January 2010: Gail Platt gets married for the fifth time, to Joe McIntyre.
  • 8 February 2010: Joe McIntyre drowns at the Lake District after an attempt to fake his own death goes wrong.
  • 12 March 2010: Simon Barlow disappears in Blackpool while on an outing with grandfather George Wilson and wife Eve. He later manages to find his own way home.
  • 11 April 2010: Sian Powers relationship with Ryan Connor hits a troubled patch when the couple have a big row and break up. An upset Sian goes to see Sophie Webster after an emotional conversation, Sophie kisses her best friend Sian. This first kiss, may develop into the show's first lesbian couple. But it has left both girls very confused, and emotionally troubled.
  • 12 April 2010: Sophie Webster travels to Southport to talk with Sian Powers. Sian coldly tells her that, due to that kiss, she is disgusted, shocked, and most confused, and they cannot be friends anymore. There will never be anything between them. A confused Sophie is heartbroken, and returns to Weatherfeild.
  • 23 April 2010 : A confused Sian Powers returns to Weatherfeild to confront Sophie Webster. Since their first kiss. she has developed an attraction for Sophie, and now deeply misses her. Both girls talk through their mixed up emotions, things become clear; then Sian kisses Sophie. They now decide to be together, going out, as a couple; but in secret. The show's first lesbian couple.
  • 10 May 2010: Blanche Hunt is laid to rest, after passing away in Portugal. Her funeral also marks the return of granddaughter Tracy Barlow.
  • 9 June 2010: Fugitive Tony Gordon is killed in an explosion ending the siege at Underworld, hostage Carla Connor escapes the factory in time before it explodes out on to the Street, killing Tony instantly as the residents watch in horror.
  • 17 July 2010: Sophie and Sian plan going to their school prom together. For two days Sian had debilitating stomach pains. Sophie accuses Sian of faking an illness in order to avoid going to the prom. Sian later bumps into Ryan, he arranges to go on the bus to the prom with Sian; Sophie being a committee member had to go several hours earlier. Ryan needs to impress Sian, as he is keen to win her back as his girlfriend. He is horrified when Sian collapses screaming in pain due to a ruptured appendix, at the Corrie Street bus stop. Sian is in agony and is rushed to the hospital. Meanwhile, Sophie is waiting at the prom, for Sian. Kevin Webster arrives and tells Sophie, Sian is in hospital. A very upset and anxious Sophie has to see Sian, soonest. Sophie and her dad are told that Sian has had an operation, and everything will be fine, and she can see visitors. Sophie tells her dad she wants to be on her own with Sian. Sophie talks to a drowsy Sian, and she drifts to sleep. Sophie then checks that no one is looking, she leans towards Sian and whispers; I love you, then tenderly she kisses Sian on the lips. This is Sophie's first declaration of her love, for Sian.
  • 30 July 2010: Colin Fishwick dies suddenly during a heated argument with John Stape and Charlotte Hoyle. They dispose of his body in Underworld.
  • 30 August 2010: On Roy and Hayley Cropper's wedding day, Claire Peacock reveals that Sophie Webster and Sian Powers are in a lesbian relationship.
  • 2 September 2010:Sophie Webster tells Kevin Webster and Rosie Webster she is in love with Sian Powers. Sophie Webster and Sian Powers are scared their parents will prevent them from seeing each other. They decide to run away to Sheffield, and live together. Eventually, they both return to Weatherfield.
  • 8 November 2010: Jack Duckworth dies of Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma sitting in the armchair that his beloved Vera died in. William Tarmey ends 31 years in the soap.
  • 6 December 2010: An explosion in 'The Joinery' bar destroys the viaduct bridge causing a tram to derail and destroy The Kabin and Dev's Corner Shop, and killing Ashley Peacock and Molly Dobbs. This is also causes a fire at Number 13. Meanwhile, John Stape has murdered stalker Charlotte Hoyle, and hides her body amongst the rubble. Fiz Stape gives birth to her first baby, Hope, and a dying Peter marries Leanne Battersby in hospital.
  • 10 December 2010: After being told that Charlotte Hoyle had severe brain damage, John Stape decided to turn off her life-support machine. Meanwhile, Norris and Emily found out that Rita, was in the Kabin the whole time. Fortunately, she gets out alive.
  • 31 December 2010: A murder attempt is made on Tracy, and Steve is thought to be the suspect. Meanwhile, Sophie Webster the lesbian character, and Sian Powers sleep together for the first time, at the Webster's home. After Sophie asks Sian, "stay with me tonight, I need you. Please stay with me".
    Sian manages to give Sophie a slight nod to show she would. Sophie surrenders her virginity to Sian, in a night of passion.

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